Power Play: Reimagining electric transmission in Maine

Power Play: Reimagining electric transmission in Maine

As is the case all over the country, electric utilities in Maine are increasingly being confronted with problems that could potentially be solved through innovative renewable energy solutions. But “there’s a whole cultural shift that would have to occur”...

LePage, utilities commissioner at odds over ethics

AUGUSTA — Three people in the state have the power to decide how much Mainers pay every month for water, natural gas, telephone and electricity. They’re the members of the state Public Utilities Commission, or PUC, and they preside over decorous, court-like...